IRSD Working Papers Series:

 

2001

"Distribution of Ability and Earnings in a Job Assignment Model"   Robert M. Costrell and Glenn C. Loury      [PDF document]

"The Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies at the University of Rochester, 1986-1998; A Chronicle and Documentary History Karen E. Fields    [PDF document]

Rising Prevalence of Childhood Obesity 1986-1998     Richard Strauss,MD and Harold Pollack, PhD

Passing Strict Scrutiny: Using Social Science to Define Affirmativ Action Programs    Clark D. Cunningham, Glenn C. Loury and John David Skrentny

2000

(WP-01-S00)
"Racial Differences in the Transition to Home Ownership"    Kerwin Charles and Erik Hurst

(WP-03-S00)
"Assessing Affirmative Action"    Harry Holzer and David Neumark

(WP-04-S00)
"Income Distribution and Development"    Ravi Kanbur

(WP-05-S00)
"The Historical Origins of Afrocentrism"    Mia Bay

(WP-17-S00)
"Haiti's Ethnic Ambassadors: Ethnicity and Identity after Intermarriage"    Regine Ostine

 

1999

(WP-02-S99)
"Race, Class and Whites' Stereotypes about Blacks: A Survey-Based Experiment"    Lawrence Bobo

(WP-05-S99)
"Discrimination in the Small Business Credit Market"    David Blanchflower, Phillip Levine, and David Zimmerman

(WP-07-S99)
"Human Capital Investment and Nonparticipation: Evidence from a Sample with Infinite Horizons"    Eli Berman

(WP-06-F99)
"The Contested Meanings of 'Asian American' "    Nazli Kibria

(WP-08-F99)
"Liberalism and the Dilemmas of Value Pluralism"    David B. Wong

(WP-12-F99)
"The Effect Attending a Small Class in the Early Grades on College-Test Taking and Middle School Test Results: Evidence from Project STAR"    Alan Krueger and Diane Whitemore

 

1998

(WP-05-S98)
"Economics and Identity"    George Akerlof and Rachel E. Kranton

(WP-02-F98)
"Equalizing Opportunity through Educational Finance Reform"    John Roemer and Julian R. Betts

(WP-10-F98)
"The Rise and Decline of the American Ghetto"    David M. Cutler, Edward Glaeser, and Jacob Vigdor

(WP-12-F98)
"Moving to Opportunity in Boston: Early Impacts of a Housing Mobility Program"    Lawrence Katz

 

1997

(WP-13-F97)
"The Evolution of Norms Governing Cooperation Among Ascriptive Groups"    Jonathan Bendor and Piotr Swistak

 

Please contact Bobbie Patrick at bpatrick@bu.edu to obtain copies of the Working Papers.

 

   
 
05/15/2001
 
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